Law student affairs news
Robert Amdursky and Adam Settecase, two BCL/LLB students from the Faculty of Law, each received an Award of Distinction from Professor Jan Klabbers, Director of the Centre of Excellence in Global Governance Research, for their essays at the 21st Helsinki Summer Seminar on International Law, the Environment and Power.
BCL/LLB (Law IV) student Claire Stockwell has been awarded one of ten 2008 Global Youth Fellowships from the Walter & Duncan Gordon Foundation.
Régine Tremblay, Anne Merminod and Joyce Tam, three McGill Law students, have won the first, second and third prize from the Essay Contest organized by the Centre de recherche en droit public (CRDP) of the Université de Montréal.
Alex Lefebvre has just published a book titled The Image of Law: Deleuze, Bergson, Spinoza (Stanford University Press). Alex is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow currently doing research in collaboration with Canada Research Chair in Law and Discourse Desmond Manderson.
This contest is a part of CAPS’ Power in Diversity Career Week (October 27-31). Submit your digital photo no later than October 11th to firstname.lastname@example.org and a hard copy to the CAPS office (Brown Building, Suite 2200) no later than October 13th.
The Faculty of Law is happy to announce the creation of the McCarthy Tétrault Mobility Fund, which will enable students facing financial restrictions to enrich their academic experience by studying abroad.
myFuture/ ourCareerLink, a new job search and career tool suite, is now available online to Faculty of Law students and recent alumni through the Career Development Office.
Jean-Pierre Michaud, BCL/LLB’00, and Christopher Dye, BCL/LLB’03, win the Air Canada Oratory Competition
Jean-Pierre Michaud and Christopher Dye respectively received the Prix de L’Orateur Air Canada (section francophone) and the Air Canada Oratory Competition Prize (English section) for their rhetorical skills.
Andrée Boisselle, who currently is doing a Ph.D. in Law at the University of Victoria, has received a Trudeau Scholarship as she studies indigenous legal traditions for her thesis, "Making Room for Indigenous Law in Canada: Towards a Reconception of Western Legal Theory".
The Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism at McGill's Faculty of Law is now accepting applications for three international judicial internships. The selected interns will be placed at:
The Faculty of Law is delighted to announce that students Samuel Walker (BCL/LLB ’09) and Kristin McHale (BCL/LLB ’09) are recipients of the 2008 Association of Universities and Colleges of Canada (AUCC) “Students for Development” Award.